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MDS HAD TO BE PART OF MY LIFE
Pavel Kirillov MDS Pavel, can you tell us something about yourself? My name is Pavel Kirillov, I’m Russian and I’m 33. I’m married and I have a wonderful daughter. I love travelling and sport. How long have you been running? I started running in 2013. It happened just like that, because my best friend ran too. He’s...
MDS ULTRABAG: APPROVED BY MARATHON RUNNERS
The five keywords for your bag: light, solid, modular, ergonomic and accessible.
So, a few years ago, we got together WAA Ultra Equipment to design the special MDS series backpack. Constantly improved, it uses the lightest, most resistant materials. Each year, we integrate feedback from hundreds of runners to adapt it even further to the race awaiting you. Flashback to the 1980s…. Patrick...read...
A PIECE OF CAKE
AND A CUP OF TEA WITH A PRINCE
I run because it brings joy to my soul. I’m married to my soulmate, Adam and blessed with 3 beautiful children. I am a Business Transformation and Innovation Professional and holds a MSc (Eng) in Industrial Engineering. Yip, a bit of a workaholic. I fell in love with ultrarunning whilst searching for that...read more
TIME TO SHOW YOUR SOLIDARITY!
Why do they compete? Some people have no reason. They run for nothing, because it’s useless and incongruous to cross the desert at several kilometres per hour, in places where nothing grows, in a fast-moving contemporary world. Others need some motivation to push, transcend and accompany them throughout the 7 days and...
If you’re tempted to join the adventure, either in 2017 or 2018, come and find out all the details at the Ultra Trail World Tour® stand at the Ultra-Trail® festival in Chamonix from 23 to 26 August. For the fourth year in a row, in 2017 MARATHON DES SABLES will be one of the key stages in the trail-running global...
DESERT DREAM – DREAM DESERT
Lying on the sand, on your favourite beach under the glaring sun, eyes protected by dark sunglasses, body slick with sun cream and a seafood meal in your stomach, you nod off. The dream starts immediately: you are surrounded by sand. Dunes. Stones. Sparse bushes. Huge rocky masses on the horizon. A kind of emptiness...
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